Research published in Health Psychology Review described the difference between performance goals and learning goals. While performance goals may help us visualize a final outcome, learning goals ensure we get there.
Recent research confirms that social support benefits the body and brain in profoundly positive ways. The Journal of American Medical Association published an article in Neurology which examined the connection between social support and cognitive function. “The results of this cross-sectional cohort study suggest that social support in the form of supportive listening is associated with greater cognitive resilience.”
According to just-published research in the Journal of Communication, “flow” refers to the neurological phenomenon of being deeply engaged in a challenging activity such that distractions are barely disturbing and focus is maintained without frustration. Flow happens when task difficulty and personal skill intersect.
According to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, children diagnosed with dyslexia were slower to respond to the visual stimuli presented in the research experiment.
According to recent research, pandemic restrictions created significant risk factors for teens with ADHD of depression and school drop-out.
Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Field Hockey…when kids are young it’s all just fun and games but by high school those same sports can become quite serious and even dangerous. Even without the diagnosis of concussion, kids who receive repeated head impact can suffer from cognitive impairment and other forms of neurological damage.
Hunter trudged into the living room and dropped the heavy chemistry book on the floor with frustration. “Mom, you remember that test I took a
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), “self-efficacy refers to an individual’s belief in his or her capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific
Math has never been my strong suit, and so I’ve never put much pressure on my kids to excel in that subject. But when my
With school right around the corner, it feels like there’s a new appointment to schedule every few days: sports physical for my high schooler, immunization
As we navigate our uncertain and temporary at-home reality, things look a little different for many of us right now. One area that may be
So it finally happened. Covid-19 visited my house with a vengeance. My 12-year old daughter got mild head-cold symptoms first, and I was the second
Children with an autism spectrum disorder and their caregivers face unique challenges in the best of times. During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis these challenges rose
April is Autism Awareness Month and new research was just released from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, in Aurora, Colorado. The innovative study
Ever wonder how some people seem to remember everything they learn and others struggle to keep simple facts straight for more than a few minutes?
The next time your kiddo complains about music class give them this good news: It’s making them smarter! New research published by Frontiers in Neuroscience